Award in Supervising/Leading First Aid for Mental Health - Level 3

This online course covers the content in the Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health and Award in First Aid for Mental Health and then goes into more detail on a wider range of mental health conditions, and the support and help provided by healthcare professionals. You do not need to do he Award in Awareness of First Aid for Mental Health or Award in First Aid for Mental Health in order to do Award in Supervising/Leading First Aid for Mental Health.

You will learn:

  • What mental health is, why people develop mental health conditions and the role of a First Aider for Mental Health
  • How to provide support and start a conversation with someone experiencing poor mental health
  • Know how to recognise and manage stress
  • Understand the impact of substance abuse on mental health
  • The First Aid Action Plan for mental health and how to put one in place
  • How to implement a positive mental health culture in the workplace
  • Understand a range of mental health conditions and behaviours and the support/therapy provided by professional healthcare providers

Before purchasing this qualification, please visit our Award in Supervising/Leading First Aid for Mental Health page. This outlines what is required to undertake the course.

Individual learners have 3-months from the date of purchase to contact us and arrange three 2-hr LIVE guided learning sessions and a 70-min assessment with a facilitator. 

If you are part of a workplace in-house group these will have been arranged for you and you will attend the sessions with your colleagues.


226 Lessons
£450

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226 Lessons in Award in Supervising/Leading First Aid for Mental Health - Level 3:

Registration and Introduction

Send Registration and Request Manual

Please read the learner agreement before proceeding

Platform User Guide

About the Level Award

Learning Outcomes

What's involved in the Assessment

Evaluate your progress

Preparing for the 'LIVE' Guided Learning Sessions

Using Zoom

Meet the MHScot Team

What is First Aid for Mental Health

Module 2 - What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Do you know what First Aid for Mental Health is?

Take a Quiz

Looking After Your Mental Health

What is Mental Heath?

What is First Aid for Mental Health?

Roles and Responsibilities

What is Mental Health?

The Impact of Mental Health Problems

Mental Health Stigma

The Effects of Stigma

Coping with Stigma

Reducing Stigma

Mental Health Statistics

Resources and Links - Mental Health

What is FAMH? - Reflective Practice

Identifying mental health conditions

Module 3 - Identifying Mental Health Conditions

Mental Health Continuum

Mental Health Continuum

Mental Health Risk Factors

Early Warning Signs

Pathologizing mental health

How to spot the signs of mental health conditions

Resources and Links - Continuum

Identifying Conditions - Reflective Practice

Remember to take a break!

Providing advice and starting a conversation

Module 4 - Providing Support and Starting a Conversation

We All Have Mental Health

How to Start a Conversation

Starting the Conversation

Non-Judgemental Listening Skills

5 tips on how to start a conversation about mental health

When to Contact Further Help

When to Contact the Emergency Services

Having a Healthy Conversation

The First Aider's own Health and Emotions

Resources and Links - Conversation

Support and Conversations - Reflective Practice

Stress

Module 5 - Stress

Stress

What is Stress?

Stress - What is Stress

What Happens to our Body when Stressed?

Some Causes of Stress

Some of the Effects of Stress

Managing Stress

Coping Strategies

Resources and Links - Stress

Stress - Reflective Practice

Guided Learning Session 1 - 2hrs

Remember to take a break!

Drugs and Alcohol

Module 6 - Drugs and Alcohol

Substance Misuse

Drug Abuse, Causes, Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Alcohol Misuse

Self-Medicating

How can Drugs and Alcohol Affect your Mental Health?

First Aid for Drug and Alcohol Misuse

Two Generations Talk About How Addiction Destroyed Their Lives

Two people, of vastly different ages, discuss a shared experience that impacted their lives, how it affected them and how they dealt with it to ultimately emerge stronger.

Treatments for Drugs and Alcohol

Resources and Links - Drugs and Alcohol

Drug and Alcohol - Reflective Practice

First Aid Action Plan for Mental Health

Module 7 - First Aid Action Plan for Mental Health

C.A.R.E. - First Aid Action Plan for Mental Health

C.A.R.E. - Check for Significant Risk of Suicide or Harm

C.A.R.E. - Apply Non-Judgemental Communication Skills

Active Listening. How to be a great listener

C.A.R.E. - Reassure and Provide Information

C.A.R.E. - Encourage Professional Support

C.A.R.E. - Encourage Self-Help Strategies

When Active Listening Falls Apart :)

Remember to take a break!

Mental Health in the Workplace

Module 8 - Mental Health in the Workplace

Factors Affecting Mental Health in the Workplace

Legislation & Guidance Overview

Work-Related Statistics

Building a Positive Mental Health Culture - Employers

Duty to protect employees from stress

Building a Positive Mental Health Culture - Employees

Number one employer for workplace wellbeing 2018/19

The Impact of a Positive Mental Health Culture

Workplace Mental Health - all you need to know (for now)

What Can You Do to Help Yourself?

Positive Mental Health at Work

Acas Senior Adviser Abigail Hirshman talks about the Acas strategy for positive mental health at work.

Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

Introducing First Aiders for Mental Health in the workplace

Crucial considerations needed before First Aiders for Mental Health carry out the role in the workplace

Resources and Links - Workplace Mental Health

Mental Health in the Workplace - Reflective Practice

Depression

Module 9 - Depression

What is Depression?

What is depression?

Other Types of Depression

Signs and Symptoms of Depression

What It Is Like To Have Depression

First Aid for Depression

Treatments for Depression

Depression

Nathan, Hannah, Helen, Rishi and Georgina talk about their experiences of depression, including how it feels, what's helped them and how their friends and family can help.

Resources and Links - Depression

Depression - Reflective Practice

Anxiety

Module 10 - Anxiety

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety

Consultant psychiatrist Lynne Drummond explains the symptoms of anxiety, why it becomes a problem for some people, and the psychological and drug treatments for it.

Anxiety Disorders

Signs and Symptoms of Anxiety

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) - causes, symptoms & treatment

First Aid for Anxiety

The physical effects of anxiety

Alex's Mental Health Story

Treatments for Anxiety

Anxiety - Reflective Practice

Resources and Links - Anxiety

Remember to take a break!

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Module 11 - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?

Causes of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Signs and Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology

First Aid for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Larry, Anamoli, Paul and Maisie share their experiences of PTSD - what it is like to live with it, what has helped them and how they see their future.

Resources and Links - PTSD

PTSD - Reflective Practice

Guided Learning Session 2 - 2hrs

Self-Harm

Module 12 - Self-Harm

Sensitive Content Alert

What is Self-Harm?

What is Self-Harm?

Zainab, Lechelle, Debbie and Ben talk about their experience of self-harm, what causes it, how it feels and how they think people can help.

Types of Self-Harm

Reasons for Self-Harming

Turning to Self-harm

A powerful animated documentary relating the story of India, a young woman who began self-harming as a response to anxiety caused by being bullied and low self-esteem.

Signs of Self-Harm

First Aid for Self-Harm

Treatments for Self-Harm

Resources and Links - Self-Harm

Self-harm - Reflective Practice

Remember to take a break!

Suicide

Module 13 - Suicide

Sensitive Content Alert

What is Suicide?

Take a Quiz

Every Life Matters

Why Suicide? Understanding & Dealing With Suicide

Legal History of Suicide

Statistics

Risk Factors for Suicide

Warning Signs for Suicide

Suicide | Talking about mental health

Alicia, Lee, Graham and Miriam talk about what it's like coping with suicidal feelings and how they've learned to manage.

First Aid for Suicidal Emotions

How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal

Treatment for Suicidal Emotions

Real Talk about Suicide

Resources and Links - Suicide

Suicide - Reflective Practice

Eating Disorders

Module 14 - Eating Disorders

What are Eating Disorders?

Types of Eating Disorder

Anorexia nervosa - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

What Causes Eating Disorders?

Bulimia nervosa - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Eating Disorder Warning Signs

First Aid for Eating Disorders

Anorexia Recovery Story: How I Survived An Eating Disorder

Jodie was 15 when she was diagnosed with anorexia. In I Survived An Eating Disorder, she talks about the crippling condition and how it felt to live with a split personality.

Treatments for Eating Disorders

Resources and Links - Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders - Reflective Practice

Remember to take a break!

Personality Disorders

Module 15 - Personality Disorders

What are Personality Disorders?

Personality Disorder

Types of Personality Disorder

Causes of Personality Disorders

First Aid for Personality Disorders

Treatment for Personality Disorders

More about Personality Disorders

Resources and Links - Personality Disorders

Personality Disorders - Reflective Practice

Bipolar Disorder

Module 16 - Bipolar Disorder

What is Bipolar Disorder?

What is bipolar disorder?

Causes of Bipolar Disorder

Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

First Aid for Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder (depression & mania) - causes, symptoms, treatment & pathology

Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

Resources and Links - Bipolar

Bipolar Disorder - Reflective Practice

Remember to take a break!

Psychosis

Module 17 - Psychosis

What is Psychosis?

What is psychosis?

What Causes Psychosis?

First Aid for Psychosis

Treatment for Psychosis

Resources and Links - Psychosis

Psychosis - Reflective Practice

Schizophrenia

Module 18 - Schizophrenia

What is Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia - causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Causes of Schizophrenia

Signs and Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia & Mental Illness: What The Voices In My Head Say

First Aid for Schizophrenia

Treatment for Schizophrenia

Resources and Links - Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia - Reflective Practice

Guided Learning Session 3 - 2hrs

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Assessment Reminder

The end is just the beginning

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